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The Resource Agricultural systems : agroecology and rural innovation for development, edited by Sieglinde Snapp, Barry Pound, (electronic book)

Agricultural systems : agroecology and rural innovation for development, edited by Sieglinde Snapp, Barry Pound, (electronic book)

Label
Agricultural systems : agroecology and rural innovation for development
Title
Agricultural systems
Title remainder
agroecology and rural innovation for development
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sieglinde Snapp, Barry Pound
Title variation
Agroecology and rural innovation for development
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
630
Illustrations
illustrations
LC call number
S494.5.S95
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Snapp, Sieglinde S.
  • Pound, Barry
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  • Agricultural systems
  • Agricultural ecology
  • Sustainable development
  • Rural development
Label
Agricultural systems : agroecology and rural innovation for development, edited by Sieglinde Snapp, Barry Pound, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Agricultural Systems; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface to the Second Edition; I. Reinventing Farming Systems; 1 Introduction; Agricultural Systems in a Changing World; The Green Revolution: On-going Lessons; Evolving Agricultural Systems Research; Different Paths Taken; Impact at Local and Regional Levels; Local Institutions for Agricultural Innovation; Catalyzing Directions of Change; Road Map; References; Internet resources; 2 Agroecology: Principles and Practice; Introduction; Ecosystem Drivers; Agroecozones; Community Structure; Organism Niche
  • Community EvolutionPlant Growth Types; Ecological Principles Applied to Agriculture; Complementarity; Redundancy; Mosaics; Farming Systems by Agroecology; Application of Ecological Principles to a Changing World; References; Internet resources; 3 Farming-Related Livelihoods; The Complexity of Farmer Decision-making; The Sustainable Livelihoods Framework; Participatory Rural Appraisal as a Part of Sustainable Livelihoods Analysis; Complementing Qualitative Information With Quantitative Data; The Influence of Insecurity on Livelihoods; Credit Initiatives to Kick-start Livelihood Changes
  • ConclusionsReferences; 4 Farming Systems for Sustainable Intensification; Introduction; The What and Why of Sustainable Intensification; Alternatives to Intensification; Successful Sustainable Systems; When Is Sustainable Intensification Relevant?; Sustainable Intensification Indicators; Trade-offs and Synergies; The Elements of Sustainable Intensification; An Enabling Environment; Reducing Losses; Risk Mitigation; Integration of System Elements; Pathways to Sustainable Intensification; The Way Forward; References; 5 Designing for the Long-term: Sustainable Agriculture; Introduction
  • Indigenous System ModelsSustainable Agriculture Design; Biodiversity; Soil biodiversity; Diversifying plant species; Community diversity; Diversifying at larger scales; Resource Efficiency; Productivity, Economics, and More; Resilience; Resilient plant communities; Break crops for healthy, resilient crops; Putting Sustainable Agriculture Into Practice; The Biocomplexity of Sustainable Development; Future Directions in Sustainable Agriculture; References; Internet Resources; II. Resources for Agricultural Development; 6 Low-Input Technology: An Integrative View; Introduction
  • Low External Input TechnologyExamples of Low External Input Technology; The Adoption of Low External Input Technology; Labor; Labor Requirements; Hired Labor; Off-Farm Labor; Knowledge; Local Knowledge; Group Methods; The Sustainability of Groups; The Diffusion of Information; Implications for Rural Development Strategies; Incentives for Technology Generation and Adoption; Strategies for Demand-Driven Research; Conclusions; References; 7 Ecologically Based Nutrient Management; Nutrient Management as Applied Ecology; The Basics of Nutrient Cycling; Nitrogen Cycling; Phosphorus Cycling
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unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780128020708
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Agricultural systems : agroecology and rural innovation for development, edited by Sieglinde Snapp, Barry Pound, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Agricultural Systems; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface to the Second Edition; I. Reinventing Farming Systems; 1 Introduction; Agricultural Systems in a Changing World; The Green Revolution: On-going Lessons; Evolving Agricultural Systems Research; Different Paths Taken; Impact at Local and Regional Levels; Local Institutions for Agricultural Innovation; Catalyzing Directions of Change; Road Map; References; Internet resources; 2 Agroecology: Principles and Practice; Introduction; Ecosystem Drivers; Agroecozones; Community Structure; Organism Niche
  • Community EvolutionPlant Growth Types; Ecological Principles Applied to Agriculture; Complementarity; Redundancy; Mosaics; Farming Systems by Agroecology; Application of Ecological Principles to a Changing World; References; Internet resources; 3 Farming-Related Livelihoods; The Complexity of Farmer Decision-making; The Sustainable Livelihoods Framework; Participatory Rural Appraisal as a Part of Sustainable Livelihoods Analysis; Complementing Qualitative Information With Quantitative Data; The Influence of Insecurity on Livelihoods; Credit Initiatives to Kick-start Livelihood Changes
  • ConclusionsReferences; 4 Farming Systems for Sustainable Intensification; Introduction; The What and Why of Sustainable Intensification; Alternatives to Intensification; Successful Sustainable Systems; When Is Sustainable Intensification Relevant?; Sustainable Intensification Indicators; Trade-offs and Synergies; The Elements of Sustainable Intensification; An Enabling Environment; Reducing Losses; Risk Mitigation; Integration of System Elements; Pathways to Sustainable Intensification; The Way Forward; References; 5 Designing for the Long-term: Sustainable Agriculture; Introduction
  • Indigenous System ModelsSustainable Agriculture Design; Biodiversity; Soil biodiversity; Diversifying plant species; Community diversity; Diversifying at larger scales; Resource Efficiency; Productivity, Economics, and More; Resilience; Resilient plant communities; Break crops for healthy, resilient crops; Putting Sustainable Agriculture Into Practice; The Biocomplexity of Sustainable Development; Future Directions in Sustainable Agriculture; References; Internet Resources; II. Resources for Agricultural Development; 6 Low-Input Technology: An Integrative View; Introduction
  • Low External Input TechnologyExamples of Low External Input Technology; The Adoption of Low External Input Technology; Labor; Labor Requirements; Hired Labor; Off-Farm Labor; Knowledge; Local Knowledge; Group Methods; The Sustainability of Groups; The Diffusion of Information; Implications for Rural Development Strategies; Incentives for Technology Generation and Adoption; Strategies for Demand-Driven Research; Conclusions; References; 7 Ecologically Based Nutrient Management; Nutrient Management as Applied Ecology; The Basics of Nutrient Cycling; Nitrogen Cycling; Phosphorus Cycling
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780128020708
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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